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Birmingham – climate change and vulnerable communities
Birmingham's Climate Change Adaptation Partnership is putting health inequalities at the heart of its strategy. It's offering a range of tools and approaches to identify which communities will ne..
Published 25 February 2020
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80
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LG Inform – Headline Report
This report compares data about your authority for a range of services to that of other similar authorities. It allows you to examine your authority’s perfor..
Published 02 October 2019
Rating
50
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Embracing digital transformation - Lewisham Council
This case study sets out the benefits of becoming a more digital focused council.
Published 17 January 2020
Rating
40
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LG Inform
A data tool maintained by the LGA that brings together more than 5,000 pieces of up-to-date performance, financial, demographic and other data about a council and its area, and presents it in cha..
Published 02 October 2019
Rating
30
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How Toronto Reined In Big Tech
An article in the New York Times on how Toronto plans to work with a private sector partner to develop as a 'smart city', but keep the data collected as a public asset.
Published 24 January 2020
Rating
20
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Benefits of using an agile approach
A booklet guide outlining the benefits of using an agile approach produced from the LGA's Digital Channel Shift Programme
Published 18 November 2019
Rating
20
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The Trafford Data Lab
The Trafford Data Lab supports decision-making in Trafford, Greater Manchester, by revealing patterns in data through visualisation. Many data sources and free applications to support transformat..
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
20
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City Data Sharing Toolkit - Future Cities Catapult (Oct 2018)
Toolkit was launched by Future Cities catapult (now the Connected Places Catapult) on 25-Oct-2018. Claims to structure what an organisation has to think about and resolve / plan before it can r..
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
20
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Self-assessment tool for local government to measure and compare your understanding and use of data
This tool is designed to help you make an honest assessment of how advanced your organisation is at dealing with data. You can compare your assessment with others from your own organisation, and ..
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
20
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Publishing local services information to new national data standard Open Referral UK
Since 2015 local government (led by the LGA and participating councils) has been working to develop a new national data standard to set out how information about local and hyper local services mi..
Published 19 May
Rating
10
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Benchmarking at Coventry City Council
This case study highlights the work that Coventry City Council has undertaken to view local and comparative performance data for benchmarking. Coventry makes use of the LG Inform Plus direct data..
Published 09 October 2020
Rating
10
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New Zealand charter for algorithm use in predictive analytics and artificial intelligence
In August 2020, the NZ Government become the first in the world to outline a set of standards to guide the use of algorithms by public agencies.  We live in a data rich world where algorithms pla..
Published 19 August 2020
Rating
10
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Essex County Council - Insight Blog
Insight blog, for all things research in Essex
Published 29 April 2020
Rating
10
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LGA / ODI eLearning modules on better use of data and open data
The Local Government Association and the Open Data Institute worked in partnership in 2017/8 to develop a series of six online, free eLearning modules aimed at helping to inform users on the best..
Published 05 March 2020
Rating
10
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Planning service: reducing costs and increasing income from new commercial services
Wycombe District Council reduced the annual cost of its planning service by £500,000 without cutting jobs. Client satisfaction and staff morale were maintain..
Published 03 March 2020
Rating
10
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Wise Council: Insights From The Cutting Edge Of Data-Driven Local Government
This Nesta and LGA report, the second in the Local Datavores series, uses case study research to promote some of the more pioneering uses of data in local government. It features a wide range of ..
Published 30 January 2020
Rating
10
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Designing Services: Scoping the Transaction
A guide to help service design by scoping out the transaction well at the start of the project.  This is part of Design Community's work to ensure government services are designed to meet user ne..
Published 27 December 2019
Rating
10
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Running a successful project
A booklet on how to run a successful project produced from the LGA's Digital Channel Shift Programme
Published 18 November 2019
Rating
10
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NHS Secondary use of data governance tool
This tool consists of six steps that help care systems to establish robust data governance for integrated care. These steps can be undertaken sequentially to provide an end-to-end solution, or ac..
Published 07 October 2019
Rating
10
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Transforming Outcomes for People, Places and Public Services
An article about a new community-based multi-agency approach that is demonstrating it can transform outcomes for people in Oldham and as a result is also generating savings for the public purse. ..
Published 05 September 2019
Rating
10
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Ideas to re-recruit social workers (LGA)
Many social workers have left their profession.  For some it has been a while since they left.  Whatever the reasons for their departure - perhaps a career break, caring for a family member - the..
Published 02 July 2019
Rating
10
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Innovate to save case studies (NESTA)
Innovate to Save was launched in 2017 and took eight projects through research and development to test their ideas for improving public services and generating cashable savings. These ..
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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LGA Consultancy: workforce
The LGA has developed its thinking on workforce around five strategic themes: organisational development, pay and reward, recruitment and retention, skills development, leadership development.
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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The 21st Century Public Servant - experiences of individuals working in councils and the wider public sector (LGA)
The Local Government Association (LGA), Society of Local Authority Chief Executives (SOLACE) and Public Sector People Managers' Association (PPMA) have been working together with our academic p..
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Disability confidence - equalities and inclusion
The LGA recognises the value and importance of equalities and inclusion, not only as a legal obligation for employers, but as a way of attracting, developing and retaining talent. The Disability ..
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Apprenticeship support programme (LGA)
LGA provided support to councils so they can maximise the Return on Investment (ROI) of their apprenticeship levy.
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Wellbeing and inclusion support (LGA)
Wellbeing and inclusion are essential for a happy, high performing and productive workforce. These web resources from the LGA cover building strong, sustainable, people-oriented organisations.
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Wellbeing and resilience at work resources (LGA)
Promoting emotional resilience and wellbeing improves the health of an organisation as well as that of its employees. This podcast from the LGA highlights some of the different models and ways of..
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Gender pay gap analysis (LGA)
Data, information and discussion on the gender pay gap in local government.
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Managers' guides to flexible working (LGA)
These online documents from the LGA explain why hiring flexibly can be beneficial to councils and how to go about it.
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Workforce and human resources support (LGA)
LGA resources to work with councils and their partners to help create a workforce able to respond to major changes within the public sector.
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Scottish Local Government Benchmarking Framework on the Knowledge Hub
Knowledge Hub group whose purpose is to collaboratively develop a comparative benchmarking framework for Scottish Local Government that supports the targeting of transformational/change resources..
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Care and health toolkits and support (LGA)
Collected care and health toolkits, support and resources from the LGA
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Adult social care risk awareness self-assessment tool (LGA)
LGA's adult social care risk awareness self-assessment tool.
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Health and wellbeing research and shared learning at the LGA
Support, research and shared learning on health and wellbeing from LGA
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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European Union Digital Public Services Scoreboard
Reports and analysis on the trends of ICT-enabled benefits for public services in European member states
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Decision-making and accountability toolkit (LGA)
The DMA approach is an organisational design tool from the LGA and partners which establishes the number of layers of management that an organisation needs – and the units within it – to achieve ..
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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LGA resources in support of transformation
As councils seek to meet the financial challenge, many are embarking on significant transformation programmes. The approaches taken are many and varied, and there is no one ‘right way' to do it. ..
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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National Procurement Strategy 2018 - toolkit (LGA)
This toolkit has been developed by the LGA and partners to support delivery of the National Procurement Strategy for Local Government in England 2018.
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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The Care and Health Improvement Programme (CHIP): Supporting Innovation and Transformation (LGA)
The Care and Health Improvement Programme (CHIP) provides support for social care, integration and health as well as supporting the transforming care programme for people with learning disabiliti..
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Corporate peer review in Gloucestershire 2018 - final position statement
Gloucestershire County Council corporate peer challenge report 2018
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Corporate peer review in West Oxfordshire 2018 - final position statement
West Oxfordshire District Council corporate peer challenge report 2018
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Treasury Thoughts on Efficiency
Key questions on improving productivity in government from the Treasury.  Drivers of productivity. Informal record of conversations.
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Integrated leadership toolkit (LGA)
Integration toolkit from the LGA to assess readiness for the integration of health and social care.
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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The power of place health and well being boards in 2017 (LGA)
Year 2017 longitudinal review of Health and Well being Boards
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Health in all policies self assessment guidelines (LGA)
Full self-assessment tool aimed at embedding healthy policies in all aspects of what a council and its partners do.
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Prevention matters brochure (LGA)
How elected members can improve the health of their communities
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Local systems peer support offer - brochure (LGA/NHS)
The Local Government Association (LGA), NHS Providers, NHS Clinical Commissioners (NHSCC) and the NHS Confederation have come together to develop a uniquely sector-led approach which offers suppo..
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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Stepping up to the place - LGA/NHS workshop for health (guidelines)
Facilitated integration workshop support for local health and well being system leaders.
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10
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How NHS and local government leaders can work effectively together - short flyer
Support for NHS leaders in understanding local government
Published 01 July 2019
Rating
10